clubbing blows to the chest. Sheamus mounts Del Rio in the corner and hits him with repeated rights, but Del Rio drops Sheamus down face first into the turnbuckle that's exposed and follows with the enzugiri. Sheamus still kicks out. Del Rio is frustrated and he pulls Ricardo into the ring. Ricardo tries to toss his shoe in to Del Rio, but he misses and Sheamus catches it. He blasts Del Rio with the shoe and hits the Irish Curse backbreaker, pinning Del Rio for three. Del Rio had his foot on the ropes but the referee missed it.
Winner and STILL World Heavyweight Champion: Sheamus
Alberto is furious as he argues with the referee. Sheamus celebrates with his title at the top of the ramp.
- Footage of Triple H talking to referee Scott Armstrong is shown. He says the only two ways this match can end is someone tapping out, or getting pinned. He says this is going to be a fight, a fight to the finish. Hunter tells him to let them fight.
Tag Team Championship Match
Kofi Kingston & R-Truth (c) vs. The Prime Time Players
The bell rings and Truth takes Young down to the mat with a series of rights, right away. Truth takes Young down with a big shoulder block. Truth hip tosses Young and the crowd is chanting for Kobe Bryant. Truth delivers a big leg drop for a two count. Young kicks Truth in the gut and takes him into his corner to tag in Titus. Truth tries to fight off both men but Titus takes him down to the mat with a big right.
Titus clamps on a front face lock and takes Truth down to the mat when he tries to fight out. Truth is able to surprise Titus with a spinning elbow, and tag in his partner. Kofi comes in and takes Titus off his feet after a flurry of offense. Kofi leaps up and hits the boom drop. He tries for the TIP, but he's distracted by Young and that allows Young to roll to the outside. Kofi follows and he's distracted by Young again, allowing Titus to hit a big clothesline and lay Kofi out. Titus rolls Kofi into the ring and gets a quick two count.
Titus slams Kofi down to the mat for another near fall before tagging Young into the match. Titus suplexes Young into Kofi's back which is good for another two count. Young locks on a body scissors and Kofi struggles to fight out of it. Young tries for a belly to back suplex but Kofi reverses it. Young is able to come up with a powerslam that's good for a two count. Titus tags in and stomps away at Kofi. Kofi tries to fight back with a series of rights, but he's caught in an abdominal stretch.
Kofi is able to fight out of the hold, but Titus catches Kofi. He goes for a slam, but Kofi counters into a DDT and both men are down. Both make the tag and Truth comes in with a couple of big clotheslines for Young before hitting a spinning press and a sit out front suplex. Truth goes for the pin but it's broken up by Titus. Kofi heads in and he's tossed over the top by Titus. Kofi skins the cat, sends Titus from the ring, and leaps over the top to take out Titus. Young tries to roll up Truth, but Truth kicks out at two. Truth hits the Little Jimmy, and he pins Young for three.
Winners and STILL WWE Tag Team Champions: R-Truth and Kofi Kingston
- We get footage from the SummerSlam festivities in Los Angeles over the weekend.
- Cole and Lawler hype the WWE Title match and lead us into a video package.
Triple Threat Match
CM Punk (c) vs. Big Show vs. John Cena
John Cena is the first man to make his way out to the ring, and he gets a giant mixed reaction from the Staples Center.
The Big Show is the second challenger to make his way out to the ring, and it's almost comical to compare the reaction he draws from the crowd to the cheers and boos Cena drew.
The Champion, CM Punk, is the last man to make his way out to the ring. He gets a pretty massive reaction from the crowd, and it seems mostly positive.
No formal ring introductions, as instead we're just going straight into the match. Show punches Cena and head butts Punk before head butting both men. Show blasts Cena with a punch to the gut, then does the same to Punk. Show sends Cena into the corner before catching Punk and tossing him down to the mat. Show takes Punk into the corner hard and then picks Cena up for a huge chop to the chest. He then picks up Punk and nails him with a big chop to the chest. Another big chop for Cena, and a head butt, and another chop for Punk.
Cena and Punk begin to fight back with a series of kicks, but Show reverses a double suplex attempt and takes over both Punk and Cena. Show sends Cena into the corner and charges in with a huge back splash that sends Cena falling to the outside. Show hits Punk with a back splash, but Punk pops out of the corner and hits Show with a low dropkick that sends the monster to the mat. Punk hits Show with a series of kicks to the chest and stomach. Punk calls for the G2S, and he actually lifts Show for a second, but Show falls down and chops Punk hard. Cena is in and he shoulders Show, but he falls down and Show lands on his head. Punk tries to pin Cena, but it's broken up by Show.
Show stands on Punk's back for a bit before picking him up and launching him into the corner. Show takes Punk into the corner where he hits him with another giant chop across the chest. Show charges into Cena on the apron and sends him crashing out to the floor. Show sends Punk into the corner and runs in for a splash, but Punk moves out of the way. Punk goes for a springboard, but Show catches him and drops him down into a reverse DDT. Show calls for the WMD and Cena comes in from behind for a series of rights. Show catches Cena with a huge spear and he goes for the pin, getting two.
Show piles up Cena and Punk next to each other. Show heads up to the middle rope and launches himself off with a Vader bomb. Punk moves but Show catches Cena. Show tries for the pin but Punk breaks it up. Show sends Punk over the top rope by pushing him... (Continues on next page)